M2-W6520-24DC8QC Data Center Switch

The M2-W6520-24DC8QC data center switch offers 24-port 200GbE and 8-port 400GbE interface in 1RU chassis, which delivers the highest performance combined with complete L2 and L3 forwarding feature in modern large-scale datacenter networks. Each 400G port support 1 x 400G ,2 x 200G (4 lanes 50G), and each 200G port support 1×200G, 2x100G (2 lanes 50G ).
The M2-W6520-24DC8QC can be deployed as a leaf switch supporting spine to leaf interconnects. This open network switch is loaded with Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) software installer and OpenBMC, which support the SONiC operating system, including the community versions and the enhanced versions.


First-class Performance

  • 24 × QSFP56 200GbE Ports and 8 × QSFPDD 400GbE Ports
  • Highest density 200GbE in compact 1RU
  • Up to 16 Tbps full duplex
  • Up to 2.66Bpps
  • Wire speed L2 and L3 forwarding

Resilient Configuration

  • Broadcom BCM56780 (Trident 4)
  • Intel Xeon D-1627 Processor (Formerly Broadwell DE)
  • DDR4 16GB (Up to 64GB) 
  • System storage≥240GB

Data Center Oriented Design

  • Typical power of under 7.5W per 200GbE port
  • Typical power of under 14W per 400GbE port
  • Over 94% efficient power supplies
  • 1+1 redundant & hot-swappable power supplies
  • 5+1 redundant & hot-swappable fans
  • Front-to-rear cooling

Cloud Networking Ready

  • Dynamic Load Balancing for advanced multi-pathing
  • Integrated high-performance 82MB SmartBuffer

Outstanding OS Compatibility

  • Loaded with Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) software installer and OpenBMC
  • Compatible with software for SONiC

Fully-loaded Software Functions

  • BGP
  • Route Policies
  • ARP to host routing
  • Load Balance based on LAG/ECMP
  • Interface ACL
  • Global ACL
  • Etc.

Note: Available in standard* airflow


Ports24×200G QSFP56 + 8×400G QSFP-DD
Switch ASICBroadcom BCM56780 (Trident4)
Switching Capacity16 Tbps
System MemoryDDR4 16GB (Up to 64GB)
Packet Buffer82 MB
Fans6(5+1 redundant,hot-swappable)
AirflowStandard*  airflow
CPUIntel Xeon D1627
Packets/Second2.74 Bpps
System Storage240 GB
BMC OptionAST2520
Power Supplies2(1+1 redundant,hot-swappable)
Power Consumption
* Standard: Front to rear

Network Operating System

This product supports SONiC, a leading open networking operating system. Micas Networks provide various SONiC offerings, including customization and integration services.

Learn more about the offers at the Micas Networks dedicated page.

Quality Certifications

Order Information


Product ID
M2-W6520-24DC8QC-FAM2-W6520-24DC8QC switch, 24 × 200GE QSFP56 ports + 8 × 400GE QSFP-DD ports, The switch is installed with two PA1300I-F modules and six M1HFAN II-F fan modules

Fan and Power

M1HFAN IV-FFan module for front-to-rear airflow.
PA1300 I-F1300W AC power supply module, front-to-rear airflow